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    HDFC VP Murder Case: Cops are missing out on bank scam probe, says friend

    Mumbai: A close friend of Siddharth Sanghavi, suspects the murdered Vice-President of HDFC bank, was in the know-how of sensitive and potentially damaging information regarding a scam which led to his murder. The friend has alleged, the police seemed to have missed probing this theory entirely.

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    HDFC VP Murder Case: Murder weapon bought from Govandi, shopkeeper grilled

    Mumbai: The NM Joshi Marg police on Thursday interrogated a shopkeeper from whom the accused, Sarfaraz Shaikh, 20, is alleged to have bought a knife for the murder of Siddharth Sanghvi, vice president of HDFC bank. Sanghvi was murdered by the accused Sarfaraz in the parking lot on the third floor of Kamala Mills on September 5. According to an official, “During interrogation, Sarfaraz Shaikh revealed he bought the knife from a

  • Man kills wife, toddler children and grandmother in suburban Perth home

    Perth: A 24-year-old man has been accused of killing his wife, three toddlers and mother-in-law with a blunt instrument and knives at their suburban family home, where he remained for several days before turning himself in, Australian police said Monday.

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    Man, 4 others nabbed for killing grandfather

    Mumbai: A 29-year-old man and his four accomplices were arrested on Thursday for the murder of his 87-year-old paternal gra­nd­father. The motive behind the murder was to avenge the deceased since he wanted to have a physical relationship with his daughter-in-law. The accused wanted to take over the property and business of the octogenarian.

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    Narendra Dabholkar murder case: CBI takes custody of Gauri Lankesh’s murder accused

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken Amol Kale, the prime accused in journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case, in its custody in connection with its probe in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar’s murder case, an official said Thursday. The CBI suspects that Kale is also the mastermind of Dabholkar’s killing, he said. Kale, who was arrested in May this year by the Karnataka Police’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with Lankesh’s killing. will be

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    Men kidnapped by Naxals from Chandigarh found dead in Gadchiroli

    Nagpur: The bodies of two persons abducted by Naxals on August 26 from Chhattisgarh were found Sunday in Gadchiroli district, about 300 kms from here, a senior police official said. Gadchiroli Superintendent of Police Shailesh Balkawade said that Sona Padha (35) and Somji Padha (40) had been kidnapped by Naxals from Bande village in Chhattisgarh on August 26. Their bodies were found Sunday morning by the side of Tadguda road in Gatta

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    Mumbai: Brothers arrested for killing girl’s boyfriend in Govandi

    Mumbai: Two brothers were by Shivaji Nagar Police for the murder of a 26-year-old youth on Thursday morning. The victim had been in a relationship with the sister of the accused. They had asked him to stay away from their sister, because of the difference in their social class. The family of the accused ran a garment store, while the victim was a tailor.

  • PIO in S Africa kills cousin in argument over remote control

    Johannesberg : A South African Indian-origin man has been charged with murder for allegedly shooting dead his cousin during a heated argument over a TV remote control, police said. The unemployed 47-year-old man who was not named because of a pending psychological evaluation, murdered his cousin Rooksana Cassim, 42 .

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    Mumbai man kills neighbor over power failure, arrested

    KALYAN: The Nizampura police arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly killing his 30-year-old neighbour over power failure at the latter’s residence in Bhiwandi. A case was registered against the accused under Section 302 of IPC. The arrested accused, Raghunath Pandurang Pawar, 39, who is the neighbour of deceased Pratik Gaikwad, a labourer.

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    Bombay High Court let off man convicted for raping and killing minor girl

    Mumbai: In an unusual ruling, the Bombay High Court recently let off a man, convicted for raping and killing a minor girl. The court, while acquitting the man, said he was only sleeping ‘peacefully’ besides the six-year-old victim’s dead body. A division bench of Justices Bhushan Gavai and Sarang Kotwal held that there are chances someone else would have raped the minor girl and disposed her body in the convict’s hut.

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    Assam: 2 arrested for rape-and-murder of women in trains

    Tinsukia: The prime accused and his accomplice in the rape-and-murder case of two women on board two trains in Assam have been arrested, the police said. The main accused, Bikash Das, was held from Tinsukia Railway Station yesterday evening, while his accomplice Bipin Pandey was arrested from Dibrugarh-Bangalore Express at Banipur Station in the early hours today, the police said.

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    Bombay High Court acquits 41-year-old man in 2 murders, says he was of ‘unsound’ mind

    Mumbai: In a bizarre ruling, a Thane-based man, convicted for murder in two separate cases, recently got respite, after the Bombay High Court came to his aid. The court has acquitted the 41-year-old in view of his ‘unsound’ mind and ruled that he cannot be held responsible for the ‘offence’ of murder.

  • Shailza Dwivedi Murder! Shocking tale of how an obsessed Major Nikhil Handa turned murderer

    A shocking murder came to the forefront on Sunday after Army Major Nikhil Handa was arrested. Handa who was currently posted in Nagaland’s Dimapur was arrested from Meerut (Uttar Pradesh). Handa is accused of killing his colleague Major Amit Dwivedi’s wife Shailaja. Shailaja’s body was found on a roadside with her throat slit and the body run over by a car. All this happened in the

  • Army Major Nikhil Handa arrested in Meerut for killing colleague’s wife

    New Delhi: The Delhi police have arrested an Army major for the murder of another officer’s wife, who was found on Saturday on the roadside with her throat slit and the body run over by a car. All this happened in the high-security Delhi Cantonment area.